What is the status of this Hadith?
Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said:
“Mankind will be resurrected on the Day of Qiyamah in three classes; one walking, one riding and one walking on their faces. It was asked: O Rasulullah! How will they walk on their faces? He replied: Verily, the Being who made them walk on their feet is able to make them walk on their faces. They will avoid with their face every obstacle and thorn.”
Imam Tirmidhi (rahimahullah) has recorded this Hadith on the authority of Sayyiduna Abu Hurayrah (radiyallahu ‘anhu). He has declared the Hadith sound (hasan).
(Sunan Tirmidhi, Hadith: 3142)
And Allah Ta’ala Knows best.
Answered by: Moulana Suhail Motala
Approved by: Moulana Muhammad Abasoomar